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    Guest Post: Rebekah Dodson

    Hello everyone! My name is Rebekah Dodson, and I am a coffeeholic and a romance writer. I live in beautiful Southern Oregon, surrounded by forests, lakes, and even a desert – yes, we have an interesting typography! Here’s a glimpse into my backyard, one of the seven wonders of the world, Crater Lake: Ever since I started my writing career about 5 years ago, I set out with a mission to write strong women who take what lemons life gives them and turn it into lemonade, so to speak. My characters are all damaged to fault, with struggles and strife that we all face, but they also overcome to odds…

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    Guest Post: Rejection Isn’t Reflection by Shay Stone

    Rejection isn’t a Reflection  Congratulations! You’ve done it. After spending countless hours coming up with at least twenty different ways to say “look”, doing research on subjects, that if anyone ever saw your browser history you’d have some serious explaining to do, and writing and rewriting, the book gods have smiled down on you and you’ve finally finished your novel.  Hurrah! Now that you have it in your hot little hands, you spend an equal amount of hours crafting the perfect query letter, certain that if someone takes a chance on it, they’ll be in awe of your gifted prose. Agents will be fighting to send you a contract. Publishers…

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    Author Showcase: Kathrin Hutson

    Steampunk celebrates its 31st birthday on April 27, so join in the festivities with the high-flying adventure, Army of Brass. “Steampunk” began as a literary genre, but has expanded to include fashion, music, art, and live events all over the world. During 2017, in honor of author K.W. Jeter coining the term in 1987, Steampunk Journal editor Phoebe Darqueling and the Collaborative Writing Challenge joined forces to create an amazing work that blurs the line between science and magic. Twenty international authors contributed chapters to this story full of gadgets, romance, and political intrigue set against the backdrop of a fantasy world informed by the culture of the 19th century.…